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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The Mexican government began airlifting the first of tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes. The Interior Ministry said military and commercial planes were carrying travelers out through the Los Cabos international airport, which remained closed to commercial flights due to damage suffered when Hurricane Odile tore through the area late Sunday and Monday.
3 hrs ago | Newsday
When an earthquake struck Mexico City in 1985, the authorities were overwhelmed. Thousands were trapped under the rubble with little prospect of surviving.
6 hrs ago | Business Journal
The PDC, led by Patrick Quinton, is pushing its export strategy as part of the "We Build Green Cities" initiative. Portland's reputation for being a green city - and the green building expertise that has helped it earn that reputation - just got a big boost from the federal government in the form of a nearly $300,000 grant aimed at generating exports to China, Mexico and Qatar.
10 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Couples dance in Vera Cruz, Mexico with government buildings decorated for Independence Day celebrations. Mockford & Bonetti/Getty Iimages hide caption Today is Mexican Independence Day .
14 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net
KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, will build and occupy a light manufacturing facility in AllenPlace and will add 80 new positions to the facility, the company and Allen Economic Development Corporation announced today. KONE will expand its current competence by adding a light manufacturing facility to its operations in North America.
In Australia for the first time, the exhibition Aztecs tells the glorious, dramatic and ultimately tragic story of the Aztec Empire. Featuring more than 200 sacred cultural objects generously lent from museums throughout Mexico, the exhibition provides a fascinating insight into the ways of life, beliefs and sacrificial rituals of the Aztecs.
"What is the relevance of the Mexican pantry in modern cuisine?" asked Rick Bayless of a crowd of about 60 or 70 people assembled lecture-hall-style in front of a test kitchen area at Kendall College on Saturday morning. The chef of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo was leading an all-day session on Mexican cuisine in fine dining called Modern Mexican, or Mod Mex for short, an adjunct event to the upcoming Chicago Gourmet festival in Grant Park at the end of the month.
Trees on the bank of the Blanco river that have been felled to make way for a power plant. Hydroelectric projects are threatening biodiversity and the way of life of communities in the state of Veracruz, in southeast Mexico.
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Hurricane-force winds pounded the southern tip of Baja California after Odile struck the resort area of Cabo San Lucas as a strong category-3 storm forecasts to bring a "dangerous" storm surge and flooding. Mexico declared a red alert along the peninsula's coastline as well as the mainland as the country prepared to celebrate its independence day holiday.
Courtesy Photo Over the last four years, researchers at New Mexico State University have been involved in a bi-national study focused on pinpointing dust sources and evaluating the health effects of windstorms in the border region. LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> Over the last four years, researchers at New Mexico State University have been involved in a bi-national study focused on pinpointing dust sources and evaluating the health effects of windstorms in the border region.
An annual Mexican Independence Day Parade on Sunday in Chicago drew major candidates for the city's 2015 mayoral election and the November contest for Illinois governor. Alderman Bob Fioretti announced his bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel a day earlier.
14, 2014. . Tourists watch the ocean from inside a swimming pool at a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Sept.
A performance at Nogales High School kicked off Mexican Independence Day celebrations Saturday night. Every year, the Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, hosts an evening of music, dance and folklore to commemorate Mexico's independence.
A Mexico Independence Day Festival will go on in downtown Wichita Falls on Sunday, September 14. It's at the Wichita Falls Traders Market on Sheppard Access Road. Admission is free from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. After 4 p.m. admission will be $10.
Hurricane Odile is on its way for Baja California Mexico on Monday September 15, 2014 and it will bring 50 to 100+ mm of Rain and it will bring Very Strong Winds and Hurricane Force Winds and it will Bring Big Huge Waves and Rough Surf Along the Shores of Baja California Mexico and the Winds will be Very Powerful can Uprooted the Trees and Bring Down Power lines and Snap the Telephone Poles in Half and it will Destroy the Transformers it can knock out the power and do some Damage and it will bring Wind Driven Rain in Baja California Mexico and People in Baja California Be Prepared Have your Rubber Boots, Rain Coats and Rain Suits Ready and it will bring Flooding and Have your Medical Kits, Flashlights, Candles and Bottled Water Ready and Stay Inside in your Homes if you can and Stay Away from the Beaches and Don't Go Near the Shores and the Winds will be Well Over 100 MPH with Wind ... (more)
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:37 pm
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